“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.”
― Anton Chekhov

annaocxo (Ireland) liked He Proved Me Wrong by Hanbanhandstand (United States)

about 1 month ago


annaocxo (Ireland) published:



I am a weightless feather, floating, floating. The moon is above me, the stars surround me. The very air I breathe is a part of my being, swirling in cells, through my bloodstream. Up and around until finally, it reaches my throat. But there, there it is caught. It chokes me. The fibres of my being is what breaks me. 

I am standing on the seashore. Waves crash at my feet. I am weightless, an empty vessel. I think of the sea....

Seeking Peer Reviews

4 months ago


annaocxo (Ireland) published:

I Wish They Had an App for That

PROMPT: I Wish They Had an App for That

I’ve always been into coding and tech. I’ve even made a few apps. But there are, of course, still limitations to my knowledge (and science!) and one thing I’ve always wished I could make is an animal translator. 

Imagine being able to speak to your dog? It’s something every pet owner seems to wish for. Imagine being able to know what they want, what they’re thinking, if they’re ok. Imagine being able to tell them how much you love them,...

5 months ago

annaocxo (Ireland) liked the story of a star and me by birthdaycandles (Ireland)

5 months ago

annaocxo (Ireland) liked A Summer Night Stroll by happygiggles (Ireland)

5 months ago

annaocxo (Ireland) liked Present's Past by Wu.Z (Ireland)

5 months ago

annaocxo (Ireland) liked a two sentence love story by zu0 (United States)

5 months ago

annaocxo (Ireland) liked a history of growing up by poetri (United States)

5 months ago


annaocxo (Ireland) published:

Party Games

PROMPT: Playwriting Competition 2020

BANNER, ADELAIDE, OLIVIA AND JESS are all sitting on a couch, watching TV. They are silent, shocked expressions on their faces. The table in front of them has four glasses and an alcohol bottle. 
They are silent for a bit.
OLIVIA: Another attack.
JESS: I… I can’t believe it.
OLIVIA: That’s...what...the third one this week? 
Banner nods, sighing. 
Olivia stands up and moves away.
OLIVIA: I just… I don’t even know what to say. 
ADELAIDE: Me either.  ...
Seeking Peer Reviews

5 months ago